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  • Question

  • Is it more difficult for outside hackers to access my computer if I locks computer (win+l) when I leave my place?

    Or will a locked computer only help against inside threaths?

    HH

    Wednesday, November 9, 2016 10:29 AM

Answers

  • They'll help you over here.

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows

     

     

     



    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Server] Datacenter Management

    Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees, and confers no rights.

    • Proposed as answer by Just Karl Thursday, November 10, 2016 2:35 PM
    • Marked as answer by Just Karl Friday, November 18, 2016 10:18 PM
    Wednesday, November 9, 2016 1:30 PM

All replies

  • I suppose it would be safer to shut down your computer.
    Wednesday, November 9, 2016 11:53 AM
  • Yes, but will a locked computer be safer than a unlocked from outside?
    Wednesday, November 9, 2016 12:16 PM
  • They'll help you over here.

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows

     

     

     



    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Server] Datacenter Management

    Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees, and confers no rights.

    • Proposed as answer by Just Karl Thursday, November 10, 2016 2:35 PM
    • Marked as answer by Just Karl Friday, November 18, 2016 10:18 PM
    Wednesday, November 9, 2016 1:30 PM